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Local Medical Student Recognized as “Medical Student Leader” by the Medical Society of Milwaukee

Milwaukee, Feb. 20, 2019 – Megan Cory, a second-year medical student at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), is recognized by the Medical Society of Milwaukee for her dedication and leadership. Cory was recently awarded the Medical Student Leader Award for being a leader in the field of medicine by exemplifying the attributes, skills, and passion to serve her fellow citizens and inspire fellow medical students.

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Among her accomplishments, Cory founded BeatDiabetes, a non-profit organization, with the vision to promote a healthy lifestyle through disease prevention education. In addition, Cory is the director of clinic operations for the Saturday Clinic for the Uninsured (SCU) and developed the use of prescription assistance programs and improved clinic flow and operations. Cory is dedicated to her service at the SCU and works to ensure her patients have access to health education material on preventable diseases and vaccines while providing free flu shots through coordination with outside organizations.

“From the start of medical school, Meg has sought opportunities to develop her passion for chronic illness management and disease prevention on a public and individual patient level,” said Wasif Osmani, MD/PhD student at MCW. “The charisma, flexibility and leadership required to manage an organization at a national level with branches in multiple states, while balancing medical school, shows Meg’s dedication, passion and capability.”

Megan Cory will be presented the honor at the annual award event held by the Medical Society of Milwaukee on March 9.

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